Best Books on Solid Waste Management

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Solid Waste Management, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Solid Waste Management Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Solid Waste Management below.

1."Model of Solid Waste Management in Urbanizing Areas" by Dhungel Rajan
“Model of Solid Waste Management in Urbanizing Areas” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive reference on current issues in solid waste management. It serves as a decision-making aid and provides an assessment of future trends. The book covers topics such as public perceptions, legislation, regulation, planning, financing, technologies, and operation. It examines the evolution of waste management since the passage of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act in 1976, with subsequent amendments in 1978, 1980, and 1984. The book also explores public and private concerns, including a detailed review of public perceptions and their influence on planning and implementation. It is a valuable resource for those interested in the practical aspects of solid waste management in urban areas.

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2."Solid Waste Management" by SANOOP GOPI KRISHNA and K SASIKUMAR
“Solid Waste Management” Book Review: This book provides insights on avoiding, minimizing, and managing solid waste. It presents models that can effectively address current solid waste issues. The text explores the different sources of waste generation, the composition of solid waste, and the importance of developing a strategic plan for solid waste management. It emphasizes the significance of public involvement and awareness in waste management and highlights the solid waste management hierarchy. Additionally, the book provides detailed information on factors to consider when developing a waste management program and techniques for waste recovery. It is a valuable resource for students pursuing B.Tech. (Civil/Chemical Engineering) and M.Tech. (Civil/Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science) degrees.

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3."Local Governments and Solid Waste Management" by Godfrey Barigye
“Local Governments and Solid Waste Management” Book Review: This book emphasizes the importance of continuous improvement in waste disposal services. It delves into theoretical debates on key aspects of solid waste management, such as the “public choice theory,” which advocates for democratic administration through governance that aligns with public preferences. The book explores the need for government actions to be consistent with the values of solid waste management and the interests of citizens in local governments. It highlights the inseparable relationship between solid waste management and local governments in modern management approaches. This book serves as a practical resource for individuals seeking to comprehend the interconnection between local governments and solid waste management.

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4."To Evaluate the Current Solid Waste Issues in Hong Kong's Housing Process" by Yiu-Kuen Wilson Kong
“To Evaluate the Current Solid Waste Issues in Hong Kong’s Housing Process” Book Review: This book presents five approaches to evaluate the most sustainable strategy for efficient solid waste disposal in Hong Kong. These approaches include a food waste recycling program, an MSW charging scheme, the implementation of incineration plants (waste to energy), black soldier fly bioconversion with a waste trading scheme, and black soldier fly bioconversion with a hybrid anaerobic digestion system. The book provides a detailed demonstration of each approach, highlighting their benefits, limitations, and implementation in the case of Hong Kong. It is a useful resource for students, researchers, and environmentalists.

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